Max Caflisch


(1916–04) Swiss type designer and teacher who was head of the graphics department at the Schule für Gestaltung Zürich, while working as a type design consultant for several companies including IBM and Adobe.

Selected sources +

  • Friedl, Friedrich, Nicolaus Ott, and Bernard Stein. Typography: an Encyclopedic Survey of Type Design and Techniques throughout History. New York: Black Dog & Leventhal, 1998, p. 156
  • Macmillan, Neil. An A-Z of Type Designers. New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 2006, p. 60
  • Amstutz, Walter. WHO’S Who in Graphic Art. Zürich: Amstutz & Herdeg Graphis, 1962, p. 447